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Naked to the bone : medical imaging in the twentieth century

Author: Bettyann Kevles
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, 1998.
Series: The Sloan technology series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through lucid prose, vivid anecdotes, and more than 70 striking illustrations, "Naked to the Bone" shows how X-rays and the subsequent daughter technologies--CT, MRI, PET, ultrasound--has transformed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bettyann Kevles
ISBN: 020132833X 9780201328332
OCLC Number: 38014701
Notes: Originally published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1997.
Description: xiv, 378 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: * Introduction The X-Ray Years * The Discovery of X-Rays: Seeing Is Believing * Medical Applications: The Living Body Beneath the Skin * Technological Innovation 18971918: Building a Better Mousetrap * Medical Politics Between the Wars: Setting Standards * Technological Innovation 19181940: Sharper, Clearer, Deeper * X-Rays in the Imagination: The Avant-Garde Through Surrealism Beyond The X-Ray * The Perfect Slice: The Story of CT Scanning * A Subtler Slice: Magnetic Resonance Imaging * From the Inside Out: PET (Positron Emission Tomography) in Nuclear Medicine * Looking Through Women: The Development of Ultrasound and Mammography * The Transparent Body in Late Twentieth-Century Culture
Series Title: The Sloan technology series.
Responsibility: Bettyann Holtzmann Kevles.
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